|_______________||19 || As NFL Player Daniel Fells Contracts MRSA, a Look at How Serious Staph Infections Work |
Daniel Fells in January 2015. ?This is a serious situation that has been taken seriously from the beginning,? Giants spokesman Pat Hanlon told NFL.com. ?We're all fighting for Daniel.? But what is MRSA, exactly? ?I can't count how many MRSA infections I see. While MRSA infections have leveled off in the last few years following a rapid increase from the 1960s to mid-2000s, they have the potential to turn deadly ? and do.
|Monday, 12 October 2015|
|_______________||20 || High School Quarterback's Tragic Death Highlights Silent Danger of an Enlarged Spleen |
A spleen can become enlarged for many reasons, including genetic diseases, William Katkov, MD, a gastroenterologist at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., tells Yahoo Health. Here's why that's a problem: A person may feel better and resume their normal activities, but their enlarged spleen is more susceptible to rupturing and may no longer be protected by their ribcage, leaving it incredibly vulnerable to injury. ?An enlarged spleen is at an increased risk for rupture or injury in the setting of normal trauma, like a football game, diving into a pool, or minor car accident,? Katkov says. While an enlarged spleen can be asymptomatic, Katkov says a person can feel uncomfortable or have a feeling of fullness in their upper abdomen on the left side.
|Tuesday, 29 September 2015|
|_______________||22 || Little League Team's Heartwarming Last Act for Dad and His Son |
Gary Parrish, center, died on Thursday of liver cancer. Gary Parrish was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer and metastasis to the liver in June. STORY: Late Dad Makes Stunning Appearance in Photo With Widow, Baby When this year's baseball season started, 11-year-old Ryan Parrish's coach, Caison Whatley, who also coached him last season, noticed the boy was unusually distracted. He's got a whole lot more on his mind than we could ever have,? Whatley told WSFA.
|Friday, 11 September 2015|
|_______________||23 || What We Can Learn About Sibling Rivalry From Serena and Venus Williams |
Serena and Venus Williams share a hug after Serena's victory over her big sister on Tuesday night. (Photo: Corbis Images) After Serena Williams beat her sister Venus on Tuesday night in a competitive three-set U.S. Open quarterfinals match, the two met at the net and embraced. Venus, the older Williams sibling, whispered to her sister: ?I'm so happy for you.?
|Wednesday, 09 September 2015||
|_______________||24 || Michael Sam Makes Up With Dad Who Criticized Him for Being Gay |
Former NFL player Michael Sam, who had been estranged from his father since coming out as gay in February 2014, tweeted this week that the two have spoken for the first time since then. (Photo: Getty Images) When former NFL player Michael Sam announced to the world that he was gay back in February 2014, he was largely praised for his bravery and honesty by fellow players, various celebrities, the NFL, and ESPN ? pretty much everyone, it seemed, except his father, Michael Sam Sr., who was quoted at the time as saying, ?I'm old school. I'm a man-and-a-woman type of guy.? STORY: NFL Dad Sends Powerful Message by Confiscating Kids' 'Trophies for Nothing' Shortly after, Sam discussed his estrangement from his dad during a segment of Dancing With the Stars, while he was a contestant.
|Friday, 21 August 2015|